John D. Tickle National Training & Leadership Center

John D. Tickle National Training and Leadership Center 


2017 Participant Information 


7-Day Courses: Sundays, 10:00am-Noon. 

(NAYLE Participants arrive on Sundays, 8:00am-10:00am) 

Weekend Courses: Fridays, 1:00pm-4:00pm 



7-Day Courses: Saturdays, 8:00am-10:00am. 

Weekend Courses: Sundays, Noon. 

Courses for 2017 : Click Here


SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS: You will be staying in large, 10’x12’ two person wall tents with comfortable cots for getting a good night’s rest. There will be cell phone charging locations throughout the site and close to your assigned tent. Our accommodations also include very nice bath house facilities. 

TRAINING FACILITY: You will be learning both in a large 30’x40’ indoor tent, along with training scenarios located throughout the beautiful outdoor settings of the Summit. 

DINING FACILITIES: You will be provided breakfast and dinner in our centralized dining facility near the Scott Visitor Center at the Summit. Sack Lunches will be dispersed to participants after breakfast. Meal Times are TBD. 

EVENING EVENTS: You will have the opportunity on various evenings throughout the week to participate in activities in Summit Center. Here you will be able to enjoy special WV themed programs, concerts and program activities offered in this venue. 

Evening Events in Summit Center: 6:00pm-8:00pm 


FORMS: You will need to bring with you Parts A and B of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Form at the following link: 

You will also need to complete an Acknowledgment of Risk Form which you can download by clicking on the following link. 


SHUTTLE SERVICE: Charleston Yeager Airport (CRW) located in Charleston, WV offers complimentary shuttle service between the Summit Bechtel Reserve and Yeager Airport.

To request a shuttle, please visit the Yeager Airport 

EQUIPMENT LIST: Here are a few items that you may want to bring with you to make your stay a little more enjoyable: Pillow 


Sleeping bag and/or sheets and blankets 




Walking shoes or boots 


Day pack 


Warm sleeping garments 




Scout uniforms (if in Scouting) 




Clothing for warm days and cool evenings 




Hat or cap 


Insect repellent 




Rain jacket or poncho 




Two one-quart plastic water bottles or canteens 


If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Christopher Smith at: or 304-465-2814